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Catherine Oglevee '15
Catherine Oglevee ’15 Work at Mass General Leads to Published Paper

Many of us have experienced a technological glitch, whether the TV isn’t responding to the remote, or the dishwasher is starting on its own. While such glitches are typically an inconvenience, when the machine has the potential to detect life-threatening medical conditions, the stakes are higher. During her time at Mass General Hospital (MGH) this summer, Catherine Oglevee ’15, a chemistry and mathematics double major, discovered first hand that no matter how advanced a machine may be, none are immune to malfunctions.  More ...

Jacob Wagner '15
Jacob Wagner ’15 Presents at Aquatic Plant Management Society Conference

Jacob Wagner ’15 presented a poster on his thesis work about the effects of copper herbicides on non-target fish at the annual conference of the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society, held Jan. 20-22 in  Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Wagner is a biology major.  More ...

Front: Professor Myriam Cotten Sophie Mayeux '15 Deanna Cho '15 Sandy Wu '16 Ashley Carducci '15 Andy Chen '16, back: Sydney Feinstein '15 Hannah Ellerbrock '15 Alex Kaplan '16 Professor Ken Dill Mason Schoeneck '15 Kevin Boettger '15
Stony Brook Professor Ken Dill Visits Campus as Morris Fellow

Ken A. Dill, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Chemistry at Stony Brook University, visited Hamilton on Dec. 4-5, as the College’s second Robert S. Morris Class of 1976 Visiting Fellow.  More ...

Ken A. Dill
Physical Chemist Visits as Second Morris Fellow

Ken A. Dill, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Chemistry at Stony Brook University, will visit campus this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4-5, as the college's second Robert S. Morris Class of 1976 Visiting Fellow. Dill, a member of the National Academy of Sciences who has been honored with numerous prestigious awards in his field, will present two lectures, "The Deep Innovation Engine of Science in America" at 4 p.m. on Thursday and "A Physical Chemist's Look at How Cells Grow and Evolve" on Friday at 3 p.m.   More ...

Rachel Sobel '15
Rachel Sobel ’15 Selected to Attend U.N. Climate Change Talks in Peru

Rachel Sobel ’15, a biochemistry and women’s studies double major, has been selected for the second consecutive year to attend the United Nations Climate Change Convention. She is one of eight students sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to attend the talks, being held this year in Lima, Peru, from Dec. 1-12.  More ...

Chris Vasantkumar
Vasantkumar Presents Paper at Northwestern Symposium

Chris Vasantkumar, associate professor of anthropology, presented a paper titled “Unlearning Our Lines: Number, Line, and the Politics of Synchronization," as part of a multi-disciplinary symposium on non-linear temporalities held October 24-25 at Northwestern University.  More ...

Goodale Class Digs Into Hamilton's Past

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale’s “Archaeology of Hamilton’s Founding” (Arch 110) class is excavating the property at 60 College Hill Road, looking for evidence that would link the structure back to its possible construction date of 1793 (per the plaque above the door). Investigations of several architectural features are indicative of the 18th century, making this possibly the oldest structure still on its original foundation on campus.   More ...

The Guardian Quotes Dave Tewksbury on Japanese Fugos

Geosciences Technician Dave Tewksbury was quoted in an Oct. 30 article in The Guardian titled “How Japan’s secret weapon brought second world war to rural Oregon.” Tewksbury had presented a poster on fugos, the Japanese balloon bombs described in the Guardian article in a 2008 session at the annual Geological Society of America meeting.  More ...

Astronauts, geology instructors and NASA personnel in the field at San Ysidro Anticline. Back row, L to R:  Dean Eppler, NASA, head of geology training, Astronauts Victor Glover, Josh Casada, Jessica Meir, Nicole Mann, Andrew Moran; Dr. Mark Helper (UT Austin), Dr. Kip Hodges (Arizona State), Dr. Jose Hurtado (UT El Paso), Lauren Harnett (NASA photographer). Front, l to r:  Veteran astronaut Michael Fossum, Astronaut Anne McClain, Dr. Cynthia Evans (NASA), Barb Tewksbury, Astronaut Nick Hague.
Tewksbury Teaches Geology to New NASA Astronauts

Professor of Geosciences Barbara Tewksbury this summer was one of a small group of instructors involved in classroom and field training in geology for the new group of NASA astronauts selected in 2013. The instructors met the eight new astronauts in Houston for two weeks of classroom training in June, followed by a week of field mapping in July, during which the group camped and worked on the Taos Plateau in northern New Mexico.  More ...

Chambliss, Grysman and Klinkner in National Media

Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology Daniel Chambliss, James S. Sherman Professor of Government Philip Klinkner and Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Azriel Grysman were highlighted in national publications during the week of Sept. 15.  Chambliss penned an opinion piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education. Klinkner’s remarks appeared on Talking Points Memo (TPM), a major political news website, and Grysman was quoted  in Science of Us, a website within the New York Magazine site.

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